Race Relations Commissioner, Dame Susan Devoy, has called comments by TVNZ’s General Manager of Commissioning, Acquisitions and Productions, Andrew Shaw, “disappointing and unhelpful”.
Devoy spoke to Pacific Eye Witness and said
“Auckland’s diversity is something to be celebrated by all of us. The Pacific community is an important part of what makes Auckland such a rich and vibrant city.”
The online publication has spoken to the Human Rights Commission but was told that they can only respond if people make a formal complaint.
If you wish to make a formal complaint about this TVNZ incident with Andrew Shaw “Polynesians” joke, you can write a letter of complaint to the Human Rights Commission and/or TVNZ directly: Continue reading »